Treatment & Services
- Allergy Immunotherapy
- Allergy Skin Tests
- Allergy Tests
- Blood Tests
- Clinical Trials
- Diagnosing Asthma
- Diagnostic Skin Testing For Food, Inhalant, And Drug Allergy
- Drug Allergy Desensitization Therapy
- Drug Challenge and Desensitization
- Exhaled Breath Analysis
- Food Challenge Test
- Immunodeficiency Evaluation
- Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy
- Peak Flow Meter
- Pulmonary Function Testing
- Screening and Testing
- Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin Therapy
- Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acute Sinusitis
- Airborne Allergens
- Allergic Conjunctivitis
- Allergic Disorders
- Allergic Rhinitis
- Allergy Skin Testing
- Bee Stings
- Drug Allergy
- Egg Allergy
- Environmental Allergies
- Fish Allergy
- Food Allergies
- Hay Fever
- Hereditary Angioedema
- Hives (Urticaria)
- Idiopathic Angioedema
- Insect Sting Allergies
- Latex Allergy
- Medication Allergies
- Milk Allergies
- Milk Allergy
- Nasal Polyps
- Nut Allergy
- Ocular Allergies
- Seasonal Allergies
- Shellfish Allergy
- Soy Allergy
- Wheat Allergy
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate - University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
Fellowship - Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL USA
Residency - Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL USA
Internship - Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL USA
Medical School - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
Undergraduate - Northwestern University
Evanston, IL USA
- Cleveland Clinic Medical Education Fellowship
- Case Western Reserve University Scholars Collaboration in Teaching and Learning
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
Allergic Rhinitis, Asthma, medical education
Awards & Honors
- Case Western Reserve University Scholarships in Teaching Award
- Resident Educator and Life Camp Leader Resident Development Award 2008
- Teacher of the Year, Cleveland Clinic Allergy and Immunology Department
- America's Top Doctors
- Cleveland Magazine Best Doctors
Research & Publications
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41 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.7|
|Knows Medical History||4.5|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
7 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019
I came prepared with a concise symptom chart, timeline, medication trials and results, and two chief complaints. The immunology resident seemed to get a thorough history and seemed able to absorb and synthesize critical information well. then, Dr. Pien entered the room, diud not perform a physical exam, seemed genuinely surprised that a person could have a violent allergic to an antibiotic and summarily dismissed this he possibility as well as any possible sequelae. She offered no hypotheses, nor follow up plan.
Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019
Dr.Puen seemed to lack the most basic information and training for a medical professional in immunology. she had no information about potential allergic reactions to antibiotics, performed no physical exam, offered no indecency ent hypotheses, nor offered any possible plans for follow up. Besides a lack of basic knowledge, she seemed disinterested, lacking in curiosity, and unable to assess level of severity.
Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019
I was simply amazed when the Dr called me after my appointment to make sure I understood lab results and to answer any questions.
Reviewed on Jan 21, 2019
Dr. Pien spent a significant amount of time with me. She was very thorough in her questioning to help me try to resolve my concern.
Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019
*Dr. Pien is one of the most on time, kind, good bedside manner, good at explaining to me, most professional dr. I know!! She is great!!
Reviewed on Jul 16, 2018
our experience was great the only thing that I was a little taken back by was the doctor had not read up on my medical history considering that this appointment was made at least 6 weeks prior to our visit and she thought she did not have the medical history but yet she did. Outside of that once she was reading up on it she was easy to talk to very helpful and changing out some of my meds. I was not expecting much considering I've been dealing with this for so long but my hopes were not high
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018
this was my first appointment at any of the clinics at the Cleveland Clinic. I was very pleased with the speed of which I was able to see a clinician for my asthma. I received a thorough work up, and discussion of my asthma symptoms. will continue to see Dr. Pien for my future allergy and asthma problems.
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